Commissions

Christine has worked on many poetry commissions over the years.

2009

  • Scottish PEN - poems on the theme of Homecoming

2005

  • Scalloway Castle - Earl Patrick and his mason, for the Scottish Poetry Library in partnership with The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland. The theme was 'Poet in the past'
  • The Hand that Sees - Poems for the quincentenary of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, edited by Stewart Conn, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in association with the Scottish Poetry Library

2004

2003

  • Home Comforts was written for the Scottish Poetry Library in partnership with The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland. The theme was 'Poet in the House'
  • Tirlin headicraa was written for BBC Radio Scotland's National Poetry Day. The theme of the programme was 'Transformation'. This poem was later published in Parallel Worlds

2002

  • Celebrate in Wirds, was written for BBC Radio Scotland's National Poetry Day. The theme of the programme was 'Celebration'. This poem was later published in Parallel Worlds